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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

A skilled educator with a hands-on approach to enhancing student literacy. Collaborative and hardworking team player with a student-focused mentality and exceptional organizational, planning, and communication skills. Credentialed in Pennsylvania.

Skills
  • Certified Dyslexia Practionioner
  • Develop staff training
  • Adapted materials for instructional purposes and measured student progress.
  • Determined specific occurrences of inappropriate and appropriate
  • Behaviors and devise behavior management techniques for
  • Teachers to increase appropriate behavior in individual students.
  • Provided professional development opportunities on data
  • Management and reading instruction.
  • Collaborated with teachers to devise behavior management
  • Techniques, and academic support for overall success of individual students.
  • Initiated and developed a resource room to support students in
  • Fifth and sixth grade with organizational and study skills.
  • Delivered school-wide assessments and data reports.
  • Developed long and short term goals to advance students' academic performance
  • Designed and implemented an individualized instruction plan for students
  • Collaborated with classroom teachers and provide in-class support for students.
  • Led educational teams to develop individualized support plans for students with learning and behavioral concerns.
  • Designed and implemented professional development workshops for teachers.
Education
Grand Canyon University , Expected in 05/2006 M.Ed : Curriculum And Instruction With A Focus in Reading - GPA :
Monmouth University West Long Branch, NJ Expected in 05/2001 Bachelor of Arts : - GPA :
  • Member of Gamma Sigma Sigma, Zeta Tau Alpha
West Long Branch, NJ Expected in 05/2001 Bachelor of Science : Special Education - GPA :
Certifications

PRIVATE TUTORING PRACTICE 2009-PRESENT READING SPECIALIST/EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT CARBON LEHIGH INTERMEDIATE - UNIT#21 2011 – 2018 READING SPECIALIST/EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR TEACHER BRIDGEWAY ACADEMY 2016 – 2017 CURRICULUM DEVELOPER/ PEER REVIEW AND EDITOR KSRA Reading Conference Presenter 2011-2012 GRAND CANYON UNIVERSITY ADJUNCT FACULTY MEMBER 2010 – 2012 CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL FIRST GRADE TEACHER 2003 – 2009 RAUB MIDDLE SCHOOL 2002-2003 Itinerant Learning Support ST. ANN SCHOOl 2001-2002 First Grade Teacher

Work History
Kennedy Krieger Institute - Reading Specialist
Baltimore, MD, 08/2017 - Current
  • Implemented a multi-sensory systematic approach to reading.
  • Provided individualized and small group reading instruction for students in need of
    academic support.
  • Administered formative, summative, and diagnostic assessments to determine
    needs of students.
  • Designed and implemented professional development for faculty, staff, parents
    and caregivers.
  • Mentored and coached teachers in implementing best reading practices.
  • Use diagnostic, prescriptive analysis, and planning to target skill deficits.
St. Thomas More School - Reading Specialist/ Instructional Support
City, STATE, 08/2014 - 08/2017

Provide small group reading instruction using a multi-sensory systematic phonics
based reading approach.
▪ Assess students to determine instructional levels, placement, and provide reports to
school staff, administration, and parents
▪ Lead educational teams to develop individualized plans for struggling students to
meet success in the general classroom setting.
▪ Case manager for students with Academic Support plans.
▪ Design and implement innovative instructional interventions in response to student
need and area of deficit.

Adapted materials for instructional purposes and measure student
progress.
▪ Determined specific occurrences of inappropriate and appropriate
behaviors and devise behavior management techniques for
teachers to increase appropriate behavior in individual students.
▪ Provided professional development opportunities on data
management and reading instruction.
▪ Collaborated with teachers to devise behavior management
techniques, and academic supports for the overall success of
individual students.
▪ Initiated and developed a resource room to support students in
fifth and sixth grade with organizational and study skills.

Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit #21 - ACT 89 Reading Specialist
City, STATE, 08/2009 - 08/2014

Provided small group and individual reading and math instruction for
students demonstrating a need for remedial reading and math.
▪ Assessed students using DIBELS Next, AIMSWeb, and other reading
and math assessments to determine instructional levels and need for
remediation.
▪ Developed long and short term goals to advance students math and
reading skills and performance.
▪ Provided reports to administration, teachers, and parents on a
quarterly basis outlining student progress and interventions
implemented.
▪ Designed and implemented an innovative, individualized instruction
plan for each student.
▪ Collaborated with classroom teachers and provide in class supports
for students.
▪ Led educational teams to develop individualized support plans for
students with learning and behavioral concerns.
▪ Actively participated on the Title One teacher’s committee to develop
parent, teacher, and student collaboration to promote involvement
and foster the education process.
▪ Designed and implemented professional development workshops for
teachers.
▪ Developed literacy nights for families, Read Across America events,
and other school wide literacy events including a book tasting
▪ Launched a Philly Phanatic Reading Program.

Accomplishments
  • Reading Specialist
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education
  • Wilson Reading System
  • Director of Learning Support
  • The Swain School, Allentown, PA - 2020- Present
  • Developed Action Plans with long and short term goals to document and communicate with school and home support
  • Initiated a learning support program to meet the needs of students focusing on differentiation and scaffolded supports
  • Facilitated meetings with faculty, staff, and families to provide progress reports, and individualized instruction plans
  • Collaborate with teachers to devise behavior management techniques and academic supports for individual students
  • Jessica Claire Reading Specialist
  • WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Reading Specialist/ Instructional Support
  • St
  • Thomas More School, Allentown, PA 2014-2017
  • Act 89 Reading Specialist
  • Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit- 2009-2014

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grand Canyon University
  • Monmouth University

Job Titles Held:

  • Reading Specialist
  • Reading Specialist/ Instructional Support
  • ACT 89 Reading Specialist

Degrees

  • M.Ed
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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